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about guns. and this shocking new york subway photograph. reports of chemical weapons in syria. let's get started with what promises to be a lively discussion. abbe huntsman, and a host of huff posts live. and welcome to you all. let's start with guns and the fallout of the murder and suicide of jovan bellcher and his girlfriend. bob costas of nbc spoke out about this. let's watch what he said tonight. >> i believe that there should be more comprehensive and effective controls on the sale of guns. roughly 40% of the guns purchased in this country do not require a background check for purchasing. i don't see any reason why someone should be able to purchase military style or body armor or weapons. only the police and the military should have that. >> let's start off. you've been giving me a holler on twitter about this. you are a big gun fan. explain to me why bob costas is wrong? >> it boils down to the ability to protect yourself, piers. when you look at what is what happening in syria with the threat of chemical weapons. the only reason they're not going to use it is because someb
on him as the "new york sun" says tonight. i hope his wife understands commitments last a little longer than two years or something. >> whoa, hang on, hang on. that was a bit below the belt, grover. >> hey, if you think a commitment is not for as long as you make it for, the commitment for the pledge as peter king well knows when he signed it is as long as you're in congress you will rein in spending and reform government, not raise taxes. it's not for 500 years or two generations. it's only as long as you're in the house or the senate. if he stayed too long, that's his problem. but you don't tell the bank, oh, the mortgage, wasn't that long time ago? if you make a commitment, you keep it. >> coming up, was mitt romney done in by his own party? when we come back, the republican presidential candidates who may have inflicted mortal damage on him rather than president obama. >> i'm just going to go back to the empty chair, which was going to be todd akin, who was going to talk to me about what hide said about rape and women. since it's just the chair, my obvious question would have about
's murder rate is higher than new york's, higher than los angeles. your mayor, rahm emanuel, said this week he wants assault weapons banned. is that really the answer? are assault weapons a problem in chicago? >> people are being shot by guys carrying assault weapons for sure. but we need to continue to work on changing behaviors. the police cannot do it themselves. african-american fathers and mothers, it's incumbent upon the community to collaborate to help get the homicide rate back down because we can't point fingers because the culture of violence has been around for a long time. if you've got guys growing up in these households where everybody's saying it's acceptable behavior, you're going to have problems time and time again. on behalf of cease-fire right now, we're working with 1,173 young men helping them get on the right track and change behaviors and helping them become productive members of society. so it takes all hands on deck from the president all across the united states. but we need to really focus here in chicago and work with these young men. a lot of these guys, if the
the world. and this shocking new york subway photograph. reports of chemical weapons in syria. let's get started with what promises to be a lively discussion. and a host of huff posts live. and welcome to you all. let's start with guns and the fall out of the murder and suicide of jovan bellcher. let's watch what he said tonight. >> i believe that there should be more effective controls on the sale of guns. >> roughly 40% of the guns purchased in this country do not require a background check for purchasing. i don't see in anyone should be able to purchase military style or body armor or weapons. >> let's start off. you are a big gun fan. pln to me why bob costas is wrong? >> it boils down to the ability to protect yourself piers. when you look at what is what happening in syria with the use of chemical weapons. somebody else has a threat of using a similar weapon. as a gun owner. you have to be able to protect yourself. if you are damaged and you are willing to take somebody else's life. that comes down to that person is not going to obey the gun laws. they are going to find a gun or fi
with a star that grazes the ceiling rather than pierces it. ♪ jeanne moos, cnn, new york. >> ho, ho, ho. good night. >> ho, ho, ho. good night. >>> tonight the one and only barbra streisand. ♪ and the way we were >> extraordinary hour. the legendary superstar. >> those men are fighting for your right to make any kind of picture you want. >> her incredible career. >> i only began to sing because i couldn't get a job as an actress, you see. >> her leading men. >> i'm still after them. >> the greatest love of her life. >> you always ask that to people. why is that? >> and the tragedy that changed everything. >> i think it did scar me. >> and the politics, plastic surgery and the personal side of fame. >> you see me as this star. i don't see myself like that. >> barbra streisand, the way she is, a funny girl. this is "piers morgan tonight." >>> people ask me who i would most like to have on my show as a guest one name pops up in my mind. she's a fabulous actress with a truly iconic voice, a voice that i believe is the greatest there's ever been. she's a humanitarian, a political activist, a wif
about all of that and more with my guests in new york, washington, and around the country. this is "piers morgan tonight." >> good evening. a big story tonight. another nfl tragedy, another grieving family. teammates and fans left asking one question, why? a week after the kansas city chiefs jovan belcher killed the mother of his baby and killed himself, a fiery car crash leaves one player dead and another accused of driving drunk he was released one day after the mercedes he was driving flipped over and his teammate was killed. police officers on the scene said they thought alcohol was a contributing factor. the cowboys played the bengals on saturday afternoon and won. this is the head coach jason garrett on espn after the game. >> josh and jerry were really close. they were best friends. they spent an immense amount of time together, and they were close. >> joining me now is jerry brown's mother and his grandmother. welcome both to you. first, let me offer you my deepest condolences on this devastating loss to you and your family. it's every mother's nightmare, stacey. h
they really don't care whether it's filmed in philadelphia or los angeles or new york. what does it matter to them? they are at home watching the tv. >> it's moved because of how it's done because he does a radio show there. i got the feeling watching her, who i absolutely love, an amazing talent, but i just got the feeling it was a bit uncomfortable not being able to be the real howard stern because of the nature of a family show like "america's got talent." did you feel that? >> i thought he handled himself really well because we know him as the howard stern of radio and he's a big old softy. he's a big old softy. in commercial breaks, i would ask him all filthy dirty sexual questions and he would look at me and go why are you talking to me like this. because this is what you do to me when i'm on your radio show. so i would ask him all these awful sexual questions. he's fabulous. i don't know, i don't know whether we all did have that chemistry that was broken and so the show went. >> you had a big falling-out with nbc, mainly because jack was going to do some shows with them, then they
know according to the "new york times" most football -- most nfl players according to the "new york times" own firearms for protection, for the same reason that everybody else, that half the households in america own firearms for lawful protection. you know, you talk about -- >> right, but there is, as you know -- >> -- you never cover self-defense cases that happen all over this country, too, and were in the newspaper. i have a stack of them right next to me here. those never get on your show. you only talk about the people who misuse the guns and never about the people like the 79-year-old grandmother in houston or the young mother in oklahoma who defended her 3 month old baby from intruders coming into her house. there is a good side and a bad side to guns and you focus only on the bad side. >> well, no, i don't, because statistically as you well know, the prevalence of gun incidents when people have guns in the home in a domestic sense where they go off accidentally or they take them against their partners or whatever it may be, is dramatically increased if you have guns in the
we spoke you were flirting with the idea of possibly running for mayor of new york. are you still flirting with it? >> no. because to do so i mean i was convinced that people told me although it was something i would have loved to have done, truly, you have to take a year and a half in your life to do nothing but raise money and i didn't have time. i'm doing the tv show now and other commitments. i'm very interested in what the post bloomberg new york will look like. >> who you would like to see? >> bob probbly bill deblasio. i look at the other kandz dates all of whom have good qualities. the thing that concerns me most is obviously about quinn. i've been very outspoke been quinn. she's a lovely person but she is bloomberg's hand picked successor. i resent that to some degree that bloomberg feels he needs to control the fate of city hall and of grace he mentioned beyond his term. he already overturned a voter approved referendum that had term limits for two terms. quinn has that blood on her hands. she was the one who single-handedly killed the voter referendum at bloomberg's beh
a clip. >> i'm over here. >> hey, ma. i see you, hey. all of new york sees you. >> oh, my god. >> good to see you. >> look at you. oh, my god. oh, my god, you're wearing a sports jacket. >> yeah, i am. >> how did you know to buy a sports jacket? >> i took a class in it. >> you left the price tag on it. j. crew? my fancy shmancy son. >> that's me. >> i'll just keep it in case it goes on sale. >> a really touching movie. i find it very moving. it moved me to tears at one stable, but it's also very funny. you must have had a ball doing it? >> yeah, if you like. if you like working that much, yeah, it was fun. it actually was fun. >> do you hate all work basically? >> no. >> what do you like doing? >> i love -- i love making movies, actually. and i love recording. that's what i love. >> you don't like performing in front of people. >> that's odd. >> it is strange. >> i never know what to do during the applause. i don't know what to do. it's like, oh, all right, let's go on to the next thing. it ap a strange thing to be live in front of people. >> you consider yourself to be primarily an ac
streamed across the world. including the heart of new york's times square. >> pacquiao barely seems to notice the chaos around him. by this point, he's well used to surprises at the wild card. often in the form of onlookers who want a peek at the champ at work. >> very difficult to keep everybody out of the gym. there's a lot of friends, a lot of family. takes management. we have to treat every situation individually. doing the best we can. >> bold-faced names tend to be allowed through the ropes. like on recent visits, actor and boxer aficionado mark wahlberg. former world champion evander holyfield, and basketball greats charles barkley and reggie miller. >> a special day for me and reggie because we're boxing fans. getting to spend a day watching one of the greatest boxers of all time train. >> just a few days go, pacquiao's wife made her first appearance, fleresh off a fligh from the philippines. >> also making a rare trip stateside for this fight, the boxer's father, rosalio. >> through it all, there commotion, the cameras, the callers, the boxer's focus has been sharp. a far c
york that they want here. new jersey and the knicks never quite really, you know, hit the bar in terms of the type of rivalry that i think they want here. i think it will be good. i think the uniforms are really hot. i'm a big fan of jay-z, i like what they're doing. i like the type of team they're trying to build. >> isaiah thomas,it's been a real pleasure. >> likewise. hope we get to discuss this more. >> come back when jeremy lin is going to return. we'll be right back. wow! that's great. and assembly's free. toys r us charges 10 bucks. that's awesome! razor electric scooter. no way! it's a savings of over 30 bucks! oh -- that is awesome! on those two items -- you could save $42.98 versus toys r us. that is so good! i know! see for yourself -- bring in your christmas list and see how much you could save on the brands you want. walmart. i'm going to dream about that steak. i'm going to dream about that tiramisu. what a night, huh? but, um, can the test drive be over now? head back to the dealership? [ male announcer ] it's practically yours. but we still need your signature. volkswag
were a new york knicks coaching legend. would you ever have let jeremy lin go? i couldn't believe it. became a knicks fan, got into linsanity, my apex of thrill and enjoyment that went with him, they got rid of him. >> you know, he had a love affair with this city, and in sport that is so rare and was so magical. and what he did and the way he played, he was putting up fantastic numbers, crowds were coming out, it was truly linsanity. >> would you have let him go, if you had still been the knicks coach? >> you know, i am so glad i didn't have anything to do with that decision. >> you're copping out here also. >> i'm so glad that i didn't have to make that decision. >> i'm going to give you one more chance to answer this, isaiah. would you have sold or allowed them to sell jeremy lin, if he was playing for you at the time? >> with such a direct question, i think it deserves a direct answer. and had i been sitting in the chair, i would have done my best to try to make everybody happy. >> knicks fans watching, you had a controversial tenure at the knicks. any plans to come back one day?
was a balmy 60 degrees this afternoon in new york just outside cnn's studios. the average high temperature in december is normally 43. a warm front has flooded the lower 48 states. quite extraordinary but is it evidence of man-made global warming? that's tonight's battleground america. joining me now, bill nye the science guy and mark morano, the publisher of climate depo.com. welcome to you both. let me start with you, mark, if i may. you are implacably opposed to the concept of man-made climate change. why? >> we followed the evidence. there are quite literally hundreds of factors that influence global temperature, everything from tilt of the earth's axis to ocean cycles to water vapor, methane, so lar system, if you go down, look at the scientific literature, we are finding reams of data and new studies showing the medieval periods are as warm or warmer today without our co2 emissions. we have gone 16 years without global warming according to u.n. data and we have the absurd spectacle of people claiming acts of congress can control the weather and make hurricanes less nasty and tornadoe
of new york. are you still flirting with it? >> no. because to do so i mean i was convinced and people told me, although it was something i would love to have done, truly, you would have to take a year and a half of your life and do nothing but raise money and i'm doing the tv show and other commitments but i'm very interested in what the post bloomberg new york will look like. >> who would you like to see, of the names -- >> probably bill deblazio. >> why? >> i start by looking at the other candidates. all of whom have good qualities. the thing that concerns me most is obviously about quinn. i'm very outspoken about quinn who's a lovely person and bloomberg's hand picked successor. i resent that to some degree and that he needs to control the city hall and gracie mansion and overturned a voter-approved referendum with term limits for two terms. quinn killed the voter referendum at bloomberg's behest and gave him a third term. and i was very, very upset about that. and i just don't think that quinn is trustworthy. i think she's a very, very -- she's a nice person. i met her. but in ter
reach belied his six years." he was buried in the jersey of his favorite team member of the new york giants. his family said he could get whatever he wanted just by batting his long eyelashes. listen now to what may be one of the most heartbreaking of all in this ghastly tragedy. parents talking about the moment they learned their daughter had died in the carnage at sandy hook school. >> she was a ball of fire. she ruled the roost. she -- >> our little ceo, we called her. she was -- she was the boss. >> i got to the firehouse. >> we had no idea at this point. we thought okay, the reports are that one or two people may have been injured. >> i walked around the firehouse. maybe she is in. this maybe she is there. >> i must have done 100 laps. >> i know exactly what she was wearing. i was going to see her little ponytail come around the corner and her jacket and her black glittery uggs that she had on that morning. they finally around 1:15 asked everybody to sit down, and they said that it was a tragic day in newtown today, and 20 children were killed. and -- tell me that my little girl
see you. all of new york sees you. >> oh, my god. >> good to see you. >> look at you. >> look at me. >> oh, my god. you're wearing a sports jacket. how did you know where to even buy a sports jacket? >> i took a class. >> oh, my god. you left the price tag on. j. crew, my fancy schmancy son. i'm going to keep it in case it goes on sale. it was a touching movie. it moved me to tears. it's also funny. you had a ball doing it, didn't you? >> if you like -- yeah, yeah. if you like working that much. yeah, it was fun. it actually was fun. >> do you hate all work? >> no. >> what do you like doing? >> i love making movies actually. i love recording. that's what i love. >> you don't like performing in front of people. >> that's odd. >> it is strange. >> i never know what to do during the applause. i don't know what to do. oh, okay. all right. let's go on to the next thing. it's a strange thing to be live in front of people. >> you consider yourself to be an actress that sings. >> mm-hmm. >> many people would think you're arguably the greatest singer that's ever been. i would argue that. >>
. look at the empire building shooting here in new york. there were highly trained officers in the chaos and eight other people shot and every one was an innocent civilian and every one was shot by a law enforcement officer. >> we have the attorney for the responsible gun owners. you believe that there should be more guns in schools. is that right? >> i believe those of us who are licensed to carry are responsible people and shouldn't be prohibited from carrying in schools or other places. in fact, the michigan legislature passed a bill last night and sent to the governor for signature a bill that would allow those of us who are licensed to take more day of training including range time and be able to carry in the places where we couldn't carry before. >> why on earth would you want more guns in schools after what happened today? >> here's why, piers. if we could suddenly make all guns disappear, i would have a different position. i spend a lot of time thinking about this and reading about this. i teach a class called gun control seminar and i get a new group of law students every term a
they canceled their plans to meet for a holiday celebration in new york city, every single one of them came home instead. >> we've all been such good friends such a long time. we all grew up here. and it's so close-knit, this community. everyone kind of has each other's backs and does whatever it can to help each other out. >> we will be leaving newtown to give this small town its streets back. for the residents here to grieve and share together. but we're not going to stop covering this or talking about it in honor of those who died to make those in power take action to stop anything like this from happening again. "piers morgan starts now." >>> tonight, two more funerals, two more impossibly small coffins what will america do to stop a madman. >> i am a supporter of the second amendment. but i believe it's time for us to move a different direction. >> and the congresswoman who lost her husband in the long island railroad shooting. >>> also, i'll go one-on-one with a gun advocate who said that lawmakers who vote for gun control have blood on their hands. could he be serious? >
'm somebody who i have the new york city da office in my pocket. they didn't believe the guy had been struck and dismissed the charges. there was no case there. >> but is there a way to deal with the -- i say this with great respect because i know you get much more attention than i would. whenever i come across these guys, especially tmz. they follow you around with a video. >> you have a very low threshold for entertainment. >> i find it a necessary part of the business. i would call them attacks, attacks on show business. >> my attitude is the business would be infinitely better if all of them were gone. >> really? >> if i could press a button and flush them down some swirling sewer vortex, i would do it. where's the button? hand it to me now. >> here's the deal, we'll leave you alone but you can never have any more publicity in any newspaper or magazine for anything you do? >> that is not practical. you and i know that you will have publicity. i'm not opposed to -- even though i'm not ecstatic about all the entertainment journalism out there it cheapens show business and demystifies show
perform live i found really interesting. you play this huge concert in new york once, 130,000 people. >> 150, that's okay. central park. >> and you forgot the words to a few big songs and it freaked you out so much you didn't perform again live for how long? >> 27 years. >> that's incredible. at the peak of your powers when you could have earned presumably a million dollars a night in vegas, you just stopped. that's some freakout you were going through. >> i know. >> when you get freaked out -- >> when you get freaked out -- >> tell me how you're feeling. because you're barbra streisand. i didn't think that people with your talent could feel that nervous. >> there's probably several people called barbra streisand, meaning, you see me as this star. i don't see myself like that. i'm this girl. i'm this woman. i'm this mother. i'm this wife. you know. i don't dress up. at home, i'm -- i don't like to say schlump. but more like the picture you saw me in. i was very comfortable doing that picture. i wore a sweatsuit and sneakers. >> what i loved about it is you were the least starry super
much. a grim christmas morning in upstate new york. four fire fighters shot, two fatally, and police say they were lured into a sniper's trap. this is the man who allegedly set fire to a house near rochester, new york on christmas eve morning. 62-year-old william spangler, an ex-con who spent 16 years in prison for beating to death his 92-year-old grandmother with a hammer back in 1990. after torching the house he perched himself on a nearby berm and began picking off fire fighters as they entered his kill zone. listen to fire fighters calling to help from the scene. >> firemen are done. the fire is on the south side of the road. he's shooting from the north side with what i believe was an assault rifle or hunting rifle. i am struck in the back and the lower leg so i need ems. >> killed by sniper fire, a 911 dispatcher, just 19 years old and lieutenant michael chiparini, an officer with the webster, new york police department. both men died at the scene >> you know, these people get up in the middle of the night to put out fires. don't expect to be shot and killed. it's a very diffic
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